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PS thinking more about the digital revolution: Emerson

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David Emerson told The Hill Times, ‘Public servants can no longer be seen as a fairly closed and sacred priesthood that have access to all of the information needed to give good advice.’

The federal public service is thinking more about the impact of the global economy and the digital revolution on the workplace, and is opening up to new information and ways of managing itself, says David Emerson, the outgoing chair of the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee on the Public Service who recently submitted his final report to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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PS thinking more about the digital revolution: Emerson

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
David Emerson told The Hill Times, ‘Public servants can no longer be seen as a fairly closed and sacred priesthood that have access to all of the information needed to give good advice.’

The federal public service is thinking more about the impact of the global economy and the digital revolution on the workplace, and is opening up to new information and ways of managing itself, says David Emerson, the outgoing chair of the Prime Minister’s Advisory Committee on the Public Service who recently submitted his final report to Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

  

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Friday, March 6, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
ITK hosts intimate preview of next week's Taste of the Arctic event March 2, 2015

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ITK project coordinator Looee Okalik, using an 'ulu' or 'woman's knife' to cut off a portion of 'Nikku' or dried caribou.
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NAC Le Café's executive chef John Morris explaining his take on traditional Inuit menu items.
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First Air's Elisapee Sheutiapik, also former mayor of Iqaluit, with ITK health and social development assistant director Anna Fowler.
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First Air's Ron Lowry, Ms. Sheutiapik, ITK's Looee Okalik, iPolitics' Elizabeth Gray-Smith, ITK's Anna Fowler, The Hill Times' Rachel Aiello, First Air's Bert van der Stege, and ITK's Kathleen Tagoona.
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After the tasting, Chef John Morris joined the guests for the mini-feast of traditional Inuit foods.
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Chef John Morris spoons some jus on Ottawa Citizen food editor Peter Hum's plate.
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First Air's Ron Lowry and Bert van der Stege; and ITK President Terry Audla.
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ITK president Terry Audla digging in to the frozen Arctic char or 'Iqaluk' meat from the Rankin Inlet.
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First Air's Ron Lowry adding a bit of seal fur to his suit.

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